Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Mad about food

Thursday, June 28th, 2007


My cooking is becoming more sporadic as my family is dispersing in different directions. Still, I think about food far too much. This recipe is safe, though. It was created by a Professor Bosh, whose labours in the fields of Culinary services are so well known to all the world. At least those who read Edward Lear. (more…)


Tuesday, June 26th, 2007


Strange, the things immigrants miss and long for. Never the predictable, seldom consciously. (more…)

Veronika's dinner

Thursday, May 17th, 2007


It was all set. She had decided they would eat in the kitchen by the window that was open to the light, early summer evening. Air wafted in filled with the smells and sounds of the approaching night: flowers folding, dew settling on the grass, insects of the day falling silent and those of the night stirring. (more…)

How to cook a New Zealand crayfish dinner

Friday, March 16th, 2007

Photo Helen Bankers

Take six nice people, we used Swedes, but any good natured and well spirited kind will do,
and add a magnum Penfold’s Shiraz 1991
a magnum Cloudy Bay Chardonnay 1998
a bottle of tawny Port 199 and a bottle or two of sparkling mineral water open the wine to allow slow sipping while cooking then take (more…)